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Partridge

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P`ARTRIDGE, n. L. perdix. A wild fowl of the genus Tatrao. Latham arranges the partridge and quail in a genus under the name of Perdix, and assigns the grous to the genus Tetrao. The partridge is esteemed a great delicacy at the table.

The term partridge is applied in Pennsylvania to the bird called quail in New England, a peculiar species of Perdix in New England it is applied to the ruffed grous, a species of Tetrao.


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Entry for 'Partridge'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/p/partridge.html.

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